Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 03/06/2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In February 2019, we celebrate Black History month. The movies are as follows:
March 6: Hidden figures — Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe.
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. (2016, 127 minutes, color).
March 13: Jackie – Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig .
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy. (2016, 100 minutes, color).
March 20: Suffragette — Starring: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter.
In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
(2015, 106 minutes, color).
March 27: He named me Malala – Starring: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai .
A look at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations. (2015, 88 minutes, color).
Consider it Pure Joy: Jennifer Jones AustinAdult Events 03/06/2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Join us for a special talk and book signing with Jennifer Jones Austin, author of Consider it Pure Joy.
Registration is recommended, but not required.
About the book:
When Jennifer Jones Austin, the picture of good health, found herself burdened by a fever she couldn’t shake, doctors insisted it was merely viral and told her to sleep it off. Just days later she lay comatose with a 99% probability of imminent death.
Stricken suddenly with an acute form of leukemia that required a bone marrow transplant to increase her chances of survival, Jennifer and her family and friends were in a race against time as she fought cancer and together they searched for a bone marrow donor to cure her and others of the deadly disease. With focus and precision that will leave you breathless, Consider It Pure Joy is a story that if not lived would make for a great novel. It is the harrowing account of one woman’s horrific battle with a life-threatening illness, and the power of faith and community to transform desperation into joy.Click here for more details...
Creativity Café with the Creativity CaravanAdult Events 03/07/2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn English at MPLAdult Events 03/11/2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Learn English at this multi-level class taught by certified instructor Catherine.
Aprende inglés en este clase de niveles múltiples enseñado por instructora titulada Catherine.Click here for more details...
Sit & StitchAdult Events 03/11/2019, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Come one, come all, and stitch the evening away! Bring your knit, crochet, or other fiber arts and crafts projects and work on them in the library café. All ages welcome.
Please note that formal instruction will not be provided. Registration is not required, but feel free to RSVP to our Facebook event for updates and reminders.
Sit & Stitch does not meet on days that the library is closed or closes early.Click here for more details...
Just Walk! – Fitness ClassAdult Events 03/12/2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
About the Instructor
Food Safety and Meal Planning: Part 1Adult Events 03/12/2019, 2:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Older adults are at a higher risk for hospitalization from foodborne illness. This increased risk is because organs and body systems go through changes as we age.
Join us as we share tips and tools on how to stay safe during your meal planning. Presented by Elena Mills, Registered Dietitian.
Part 2: Meal Planning takes place on March 20 at Edgemont Park House. Details & registration.Click here for more details...
Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 03/13/2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Main Library – Senior Space (1st Floor)
The United Methodist Communities at PineRidge of Montclair, in collaboration with MPL and AngelaCARES, hosts a resource center for seniors in the library’s Senior Space. PineRidge of Montclair and AngelaCARES equip the space with resources and programs aimed at enriching the lives of local seniors. Senior Space programming takes place every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.
Click here for the current monthly schedule.
Questions? Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...